A Sunday Drive: two major assemblies.

 

  • A Sunday Drive
  • Conceived in 2017
  • Onto my workbench March 2019
  • This automata is a 1/1 and will be for sale, perhaps by the end of 2019.
  • This automata will be motor driven.
  • Here is a link to the A Sunday Drive Project Sheet. 

 

The big wheel assembly is nearing completion.

 

  • Big Wheel Lift #1
  • Conceived in August 2018
  • Onto my workbench December 2018
  • This Big Wheel Lift #1 is the prototype for additional Big Wheel Lifts.  It will be in my wife’s personal collection and not for sale.
  • This automata will be motorized in addition to being hand crankable.
  • Here is a link to the Big Wheel Lift #1 Project Sheet. 

 

 

 

Upper assembly, Scissor Lift #2
  • Scissor Lift #2
  • Created between August 2018 – April 2019.
  • Hand cranked.  No motor available
  • This automata is completed with exception of the biped, which I am not quite finished with.
  • Scissor Lift #2 should become available to the market in May 2019.
  • Here is a link to the Scissor Lift #2 Project Sheet.
Jim with Scissor Lift #1
  • Scissor Lift #1
  • Created between Feb-July 2018.
  • Hand cranked.  No motor available.
  • This Scissor Lift #1 is the prototype for further Scissor Lifts.
  • Not For Sale.  In my wife’s personal collection.
  • Here is a link to the Scissor Lift #1 Project Sheet. 
Misty, a 20 pipe street organ
  • Misty, a 20 Pipe Street Organ.
  • Hand built by Jim to a John Smith design.
  • Completed in the last quarter of 2016
  • As of 3/2019 Misty has had her handle cranked more than 1,000,000 times
  • Monte the Monkey was an important addition and the reason that Jim has moved into the creation of Automata.